Harris Computer Systems

Project Manager

Job Location CA-BC-Victoria
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/15/2018 9:29 AM)
Job ID
Professional Services
Percent of Travel Required
up to 75%

Position Overview



The primary function of the Project Manager (PM) is to assist the Company in exceeding the expectations of new and existing customers from concept to delivery and installation.


The PM will act as the first point of contact for customers concerning their individual projects as well as ongoing business requirements. An ideal candidate would have experience with direct customer contact, be a problem solver and a track record of navigating through complex projects while creating strong relationships internally and externally. If you are a person who wants to work for a values-based company with a solid growth plan; this is the opportunity you have been waiting for.

Primary Functions

  • Lead all aspects of the project delivery, including managing the scope of the project and changes to the project deliverables, while ensuring customer satisfaction and profitability.
  • Effective communicator (Through presentations and in writing)
  • Provide team leadership; priority setting, decision making and problem solving
  • Resolve project issues and/or delays to reduce the impact on the client and ensure timely implementation.
  • Negotiate modifications and / or trade offs to project scope or delivery dates with client, based on project deliverables, contingencies and predefined acceptance criteria.
  • Explain implications of changes to project scope and / or objectives to client and management to ensure changes are understood and approved.
  • Analyze and recommend process improvements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, or Information systems preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years of direct project management experience.
  • Strong problem solving skills.  Must be able to analyze information to make independent decisions quickly and effectively.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience negotiating resources and deliverables within a matrix organization.
  • PMP designation is considered an asset.

Company Overview

Since 1982, CityView, a division of Harris, has focused on creating and implementing land and records management and enforcement software for local governments in North America. In fact, CityView was created by former public sector employees who instilled their first-hand experience of local government needs and challenges into the software they built and the company culture they fostered.

As an employee of Harris, you will be part of a tight-knit group of dedicated professionals who have worked in the IT industry for many years. At Harris you will enjoy all the excellent benefits of working for a large successful organization including a generous vacation policy, health, dental, life and disability insurance. For those working in the Victoria, BC office, enjoy free breakfast Fridays and all the additional benefits of working at the Vancouver Island Technology Park including free 24-hour access to the gym and a full-service cafeteria.

Harris, a member of the Constellation Software Inc. group of companies, has been providing complete Customer Information System (CIS) and Financial Management solutions exclusively to public and municipal utilities for over 30 years. Our track record speaks for itself. We are an experienced, solid company with proven solutions that are presently in use by over 3,000 customers across North America. We are the number one provider of powerful Financial and CIS solutions because of our specialized understanding of the electric, water and gas utility industry and our commitment to customer relationships.

Harris is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.



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